NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Firestone Building Products L.L.C. appointed Taylor Cole its new president, effective Aug. 14.
Cole succeeds Tim Dunn, who will retire on Oct. 1 after more than 31 years with Firestone and parent company Bridgestone Americas Inc.
"Tim's leadership has been instrumental in growing Firestone Building Products into the organization it is today, and he has been a strong and visionary leader through his 31 years with Bridgestone," Bill Thompson, chief operating officer of Bridgestone Americas, said in a statement. "We are grateful for all of Tim's contributions and welcome Taylor Cole, who brings years of leadership experience and strong vision to his new role, ensuring the continued success of our Building Products business."
Cole joined Bridgestone in 2015 as president of commercial OTR tires. Prior to joining Bridgestone, he served as managing director of U.S. new equipment and aftermarket business units at Howden North America Inc.
He also served in executive roles at Intergraph Corp., Sandvik Mining and Construction and Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. in the U.S. and overseas.
Dunn joined Bridgestone Americas in 1986 as a territory manager for consumer replacement tire and held various leadership positions throughout his lengthy career, including director of national marketing and supply chain management and president of Firestone Fibers & Textiles before assuming his current role.
Firestone Building Products is a manufacturer and supplier of commercial roofing systems, roofing accessories, green roofing systems and daylighting systems, vegetative roofing systems, metal wall panels, insulations, cavity wall construction, pond liners and geomembranes.